Beetroot is nutritious and is loaded with energy and cleansing properties. Its rich in potassium, silica, iron, amino acids and vitamins A, vitamin B and vitamin C.
This soup takes just 45 Minutes to prepare and cook, giving you a delicious nutritious meal in a bowl, energises your detox system. A powerhouse!
Cook Time 45 mins Total Time 45 mins
- 3 medium beet roots
- 2 carrots finely diced
- 1 onion finely diced
- 2 garlic cloves crushed
- 1 small leek finely diced
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 2 cups vegetable broth warm
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp chia sunflower and pumpkin seeds, 1 teaspoon coconut milk, to garnish
Place the unpeeled beet roots in a pot, cover with water, bring to boil then simmer for 30 minutes until tender.
Drain from water and set aside to cool.
Heat the coconut oil in a cast iron skillet, add the onions, garlic, leek, and carrot and cook for 5-7 minutes over low heat. Remove from the heat and transfer onto a plate.
Peel the beet roots, cut into cubes, and add into the blender, together with the cooked vegetables and warm vegetable broth.
Process to obtain a smooth cream.
Season with salt and serve garnished with mixed seeds.
Beetroot is an ideal blood tonic for Blood Deficiency and is traditionally used in debilitating diseases and convalescence. Beef stock provides vital amino acids and nutrients for strengthening muscles and bones.
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Disclaimer: This article is not intended to diagnose or assess. The information provided is not to be considered a substitute for consultation with a qualified health care practitioner.